Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

Fort Greene

The Experience: ‘Hendrix Project’ recreates 1969 concert

Party like it’s 1969! Comment
Crown Heights

Cover girl: New play explores beauty tips for hijab-wearing women

Muslim or not, she’s got you covered! Comment

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

This band makes lemonade out of lemons. Comment

Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment

A call to kill the new tax bill

Listen up, Senators Gillibrand and Schumer; you too, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries! We need you to fight, and to fight like a Republican. Comment

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

Coney Island

Unguarded: City ignores guardrail request even in safety push

The city is still ignoring Southern Brooklynites’ calls to make the Shore Road and Gravesend Bay promenades safer for pedestrians by installing guard rails along an unprotected stretch of the Belt Parkway that runs parallel to the walkways, even as the mayor announced Jan. 2 that the city would invest $50 million to install 1,500 bollards at ten locations across the five boroughs, according to community leaders and local pols. Comments (2)

Spring ahead!: The best arts events coming up in 2018

This newspaper’s prognostication department has determined the best places to go for the next few months, whether you are looking for art, theater, nightlife, or just an excellent slice of pizza. Here are the things to watch out for in 2018. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

Get your groove on in the Ridge this weekend!

It’s a brand new year in Bay Ridge — 1967! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018

The huge and controversial Marine Park structure that neighbors worry is going to be a synagogue, yeshiva, or multifamily building is actually just an unconventional single-family home, insists the developer — and for a very small family at that. Comment
Transportation honchos will install bike lanes on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope years sooner than planned after neighborhood transit gurus and the local councilman demanded they accelerate the job because most of it can be done simply with paint. Comment
Brooklyn welcomed its first newborn just 25 minutes after the New Year’s Eve ball dropped, and the boy is nothing short of a miracle, according to his parents, who said he arrived six years after his great-grandmother died on the very same day. Comment

Painting Power: Artist shows Black Panther portrait at ‘Fake News’ exhibit

She paints these prisoners free. Comment
The HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services Wyckoff Gardens Community Center is repainted and fitted with a computer room and a lounge, courtesy Habitat for Humanity and the Quadra furniture rental firm. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Senior dies from injuries two weeks after being hit by car

A Madison man hit by a car on Nostrand Avenue on Dec. 12 has died of his injuries, 19 days after the crash. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

Coney Island

Come on in, the water’s frigid!

Brave Brooklynites partake in the century-old tradition of a New Year’s Day plunge into icy Coney Island waters. Comment
Bay Ridge

Ridgites intensify calls to better protect 69th Street pier

The Parks Department has widened the temporary bollard it placed at the entrance of the 69th Street Pier following a public outcry, but an incident earlier this month shows that the city still must do more to keep cars off the jetty, Ridgites say. Comment
Call it a Parachute Jump into a new year. Comment
When you’re cleaning your home — mopping the floors, scrubbing sinks and the tub, dusting furniture — does it ever occur to you that you could actually be making it dirtier? Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018

Dyker Heights residents have begged the city to provide more police officers to manage the traffic and crowds that flood the neighborhood to gawk at its annual holiday lights, but the city refused because it says the Dyker Lights display — which draws thousands of spectators a night in cars and even tour buses — is a “private event.” Comment

Friday, Dec. 29, 2017

What a trip!

It was a ride in the park — and history in the making! Comments (1)
The last car rumbled along Prospect Park’s East Drive this morning, a milestone moment that breaks from the tradition of christening borough roads with a four-wheeler’s inaugural journey, a pastime that locals have long documented. We take a trip down memory lane to look back at some of those remembered rides. Comment
Coney Island

Police: Scammers placed card skimmer on second cash machine

Police have renewed their calls for the public’s help identifying two men caught on camera in November allegedly installing a card skimming device and camera on a Coney Island cash machine to steal customers’ card numbers and access codes after the men allegedly installed the same devices on a second cash machine on Dec. 8. Comment
A 58-year-old man died after smashing his sport-utility vehicle into a van while driving before sunrise in Brownsville on Wednesday. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017


Saying goodbye to that Blue Dog Democrat

A fond farewell to a workhorse politician. Comments (2)

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